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Conversation: 003-023

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Start Date: 12-May-1971 4:30 PM

End Date: 12-May-1971 4:32 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Ford, Gerald R.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:25:11

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:27:34


NARA Description:

On May 12, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford talked on the telephone from 4:30 pm to 4:32 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 003-023 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 3-23

Date: May 12, 1971
Time: 4:30 pm - 4:32 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Gerald R. Ford.

     Supersonic transport [SST] vote
          -President's talk with William E. Timmons
          -President's possible letters to supporters
                -Edward P. Boland
                -John McFall
          -Morale in House
          -Upcoming Senate vote
                -Alan Cranston, John V. Tunney, David H. Gambrell
                -Clinton P. Anderson
                -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson
                -John Sherman Cooper
                      -President's role
                -An unnamed Floridian [Lawton M. Chiles, Jr.?]
                -Hubert H, Humphrey
                      -George Meany's role
                -Compared to previous vote
          -Cost figures
          -Future House-Senate conference action
          -Future Senate action


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